What's New

6-3-2023 -
Updated & added additional 1896 Congrational data to CA, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, VA, WV, WI.
5-19-2023 - 5-20-2023

Added the 2024 Party Platform, Updated the By-Laws of the Prohibition National Committee. PNC Convention Rules, Prohibition presidential/vice-presidential candidates to add 2024 Canidates President -- Michael Wood, & Vice-President -- John Petrowski: Prohibition National Committee Chairmen list to add 2023 Chairmen Zack Kusnir, New York.

4-2-2023 -
Updated bio for Silas W. Mason & election data for NY years 1886 - 1893, Added Prohibition Party Candidates Elected to Local Offices in New York, 1886-1888 compiled and published by Jonathan Makeley in the New York Prohibitionist. Added bios for Webber Stevens, Frederick C. Carter,
2-21-2023 Added 1892 & 1894 Congrational data to CA, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, VA, WV, WI.
2-20-2023 Added 1886 Congrational data to CA, CT, FL, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, TX, WV, WI. Added links Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression & Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget to Prohibition Party Related Links page.
1-15-2022 Update the National Committee listing for 2023 on the Background page.
12-17-2022 Added bios for Julius C. Averill, Robert Shaw , Fred C. Schmail, linked to NY. Updated Historical Society Society's officers list for 2022.
11-7-2022 Added bios for F.W. Geissenhainer III & James H. Rand linked to NY
11-3-2022 Updated  Society's officers on the The Partisan Prohibition Historical Society page.

Updated bios for John Sobieski, George Vibbert, Joseph W. Bruce, Added bios for A.A. Stevens, Volney B. Cushing, Melanchton C. Lockwood, Alonzo A. Miner, W.W. Satterlee, Rev. T. Jefferson Bissell, Joseph A. Bogardus. Added & updated State Eleection data for MN,NY, OH, PA


Updated bios for Howard Lydick, Myron H. ClarkWilliam F. Varney, Mamie W. Colvin, D. Leigh Colvin, John McKee, Isaac K. Funk,  Clinton B. Fisk, Charles R. Jones, Joseph W. Bruce, William J. Groo, Charles C. Leigh Added bio for Francis E. Baldwin, George K. Hinds, William W. Smith, John W. Mears. Added & updated State Eleection data for NY.

9-25-2022 - 9-30-2022

Added bios for George E. Shaw, S. E. Hurd, William John Richardson, John Frederick Vichert, Lynn R. Lewis, Joseph W. Bruce, Robert P. Carroll, Charles R. Burger, Charles S. Whitman, George F. Thompson, Henry M. Randall, George E. Stockwell, T. Alexander MacNicholl, John Kline. Updated Bios for William Sulzer, Charles Welch, William T. Wardwell, Joseph W. Bruce,
H. Clay Bascom. Added & updated State Eleection data for NY. Added Church of the Brethren to the related links page.


Updated bio for Willard O. Wylie. Added bio for Joseph W. Bruce, Add The Union Colony of Colorado to Temperance Towns page

3-6-2022 -

Added bios for Golda Randall, Joseph Hyskell; Simeon B. Chase, Clarence O. Button. Updated bios Leland G. Walker, Fred Moon, Earl F. Dodge to add 1974 CO Candidates photo, Neal Dow

1-13-2022 - 1-16-2022

Added photos to bios for: Adams B. Leonard, Sam D. Small, Joshua Levering, Alan LaRose, William Bledsoe, Updated added James Black obit to bio, Added 1878 & 1879 State Eleection Data to states: CA, CT, FL, IL, IA,MA, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, WI.
12-28-2021 -
Updated bios Mildred Montgomery, Warren C. Martin, Sharon Scoggin, Georgia Martin, David N. Scoggins, Byron E. Van Keuren, Ross J. McLennan, DWC Huntington, John I. Baker,
B.L. Paine
, James Black

11-27-2021 -

Added bios for George L. Pennock in PA; Jarvis S. Church, W.G. Olinger, C.B. Parker,  J. G. Miller, Jacob Fulton, D.D. Norton, W.T.Cline, I. N. Taylor, O.B. Hewitt, Charles C. Leigh, DWC Huntington, John Goodloe Jackson, Harvey S. Clapp, Thomas Bracken, Artemus Roberts, Eliphalet Trask, George S. Ball, Jennie F. Holmes, B.L. Paine, Stephen Faville Updated bios George E. Bigelow, Belle Bigelow, Stuart Hamblen, Henry Lummis, Jarvis S. Church, John M. Olin Added Congressional election data for ND 1897, OH 1897
11-3-2021 - 11-4-2021

Added Montana Bios for: Vernon Lewis, Dr. John Moore Waters, Edward M. Gardner, Benjamin F. Maiden, Charles R. Miller, Parker Heikes, Sumner M. Crane, Added Wisconsin Bios for: Charles Alexander, J. F. Cleghorn, Byron E. Van Keuren, Henry Lummis,

9-5-2021 Added Ross J. McLennan Bio
8-16-2021 - 8-18-2021 Added bibliographies to Bios: Roger Babson, Silas Swallow, James Black, Clinton B. Fisk, John A. Brooks, John Bidwell,  James B. Cranfill, Aaron S. Watkins, Neal Dow, Gideon T. Stewart, Wendell Phillips. Added 1906 Congressional Data to states CA, CO, CT, FL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NB, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, VT, WV, WI. Added Boulder, Colorado to Temperance Towns page. Added Edna L. Bowling Bio to AL
7-24-2021 Added James Johnston & Julius C. Hughes bio
7-17-2021 Added E. Harold Munn Interview circa 1989 video to E. Harold Munn Bio.
6-23-2021 Added Flying Squadron Bios as follows: Updated James Franklin Hanly, Oliver W. Stewart, Daniel A. Poling, Ira Landrith,  Eugene W. Chafin. Added Ella S. Stewart, Clinton N. Howard, Ella Alexander Boole, Charles Sheldon, Clarence Wilson, Charles Scanlon, Wilbur Sheridan, John B. Lewis, Carolyn Geisel
5-17-2021 Added Jonathan Makeley bio
4-23-2021 - 5-3-2021
Added Congressional election data for 1904, 1908, 1910, 1914 to states: AL, CA, CO, CT, IL,
3-11-2021 - 3-12-2021 Updated  John Russell, Wendell Phillips, Green Clay Smith, Gideon T. Stewart, Henry A. Thompson, Joshua Levering & Henry B. Metcalfe Bios and add bios for Adams B. Leonard, Solomon Parsons, Thomas C. Richmond, George Vibbert, William T. Wardwell
3-10-2021 Added bios for The Washington Party, Henry Eshbough, J.P. Orr, John F. McMurray, Julius C. Hughes, Van B. Wesker, John Sobieski, Paul C. Yates, E.E. McClellan, J.M. Ritchey, Simpson_Ely, Elbridge H. Benham
3-4-2021 -
Added Congressional election data for 1902, 1910, 1912, 1916 to states CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SD, TX, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI
1-26-2021 Add Candidate Card to MO 1912, updated J. Frank Hanly Bio
12-3-2020 Added Tompkins Square Temperance Fountain to Temperance Fountains page. Additions to the alcohol plank bibliography,
11-29-2020 Added photo to James Black Bio and update Temperance Fountains page.

Add Bios for Lucius O. Jones, Belle G. Bigelow, George H. Bigelow, Christopher C. Crowell, Isaiah I. Lightner, Paul C. Burhan, Wesley H. Maddox, Harry Trumbull Sutton. Added links to Nebraska Election Data..

10-4-2020 Update National Committee Listing on background page and add latest Prohibition Logo

8-24-2020 -

Add Bios for Clinton B. Fisk, John B. Finch, Helen M. Gougar, William J. Groo,
Landon A. Cutler, W.H. Gilstrap, Ferdinand B. Hawes, G.W. Woodbey, Anna R. Woodbey
Updates to IN, NB, NJ, VA, WA, state voting pages.


Added Bios for Moses Votaw, John J. Sutton, Theodore D. Kanouse, Andrew C. Merryman, James Joshua Blaisdell, Ole A. Ritan, Whiting Griswold, Henry D. Cushing, Jesse H. Jones,
I. Austin Bassett
, and Harvey W. Hardy. Updates to CA,MA,OR, WI, state voting pages


Added Bios for Rev. George C. Haddock, Alphonso Alvah Hopkins, Augustus C. Kinney, William D. Lyman, Cornelius J. bright, Isaiah H. Amos, Updates to NY, IA, IL, WI, OR state voting pages.

4-30-2020 -

Added Bios for Fred Stuart, Ray Lindquist, Updated RI Election Data for 1896 & 1897 and bios

4/25/2020 -

Added Bios for Helen Stoddard, Cleon Winningham, Daniel A. Poling, David S. Wilds. Updated Bios for Helen M. Galloway, Don Klingensmith, Paul & Mary Kenworthy, Ralph C. March, E. Harold Munn, Jr. and PNC Convention Rules

4/12/2020 Updated Executive Committee & Nationa,l Committee listing, Added election data IA 1897 & IL 1897

Added Bios for Samuel B. Shapleigh, Henry H. Faxon, Willard O. Wylie, A.J. Hunsacker, William Gisriel, Updated Bios for Walter Westerman

3/29/2020 Added Bios for John D. Adams, Helen M. Gougar, William J. Groo, Samuel D. Hastings, John B. Helwig, James B. Hobbs. updated Bio for Alfred L. & Charles E. Manierre,  George W. Carroll
2/23/2020 Updated Election Data for MI 1898, CA 1900, and NJ 1920 & NJ 1928
2/16/2020 - 2/17/2020

Added Bios for Norman bradfield, William Bledsoe, Ray V. Block, Warren C. Carburg, John B. Lauder, William D. Ross, Helen M. Galloway, Oscar C. Griswold, Gaetano Thomas Maratea, Alan LaRose, Alfred T. Halsted, Merlin W. Voller, F. W. Lough, E. Harold Munn, Jr, Jerry Johncock, Mildred Montgomery, Donald B. Lawrence, Verdon R. Dunckel, Elroy M. Loose, Mary K. Persons, Virgil C. Finnell, Thomas J. Sard, Lester Whiteman, John C. Jones, Fred H. Ross, Edgar E. Zimmerman, Clarence L. Mills, John S. McColl, Burt W. Ayres, Ralph E. Meras, Paul W. Cox, John R. Stelle, Mel J. Miller, Barbara P. Snyder, Alson E. Wrentmore
Updated Bios J. Ralston Miller, Rollin Severance, Paul H. Kyburz, William J. Persons, Phillip E. Fisher, Mamie Colvin, William Varney, Ralph C. March, C. Floyd Hester, Edwin M. Cooper, Thomas E. Boorde, Carl W. Thompson, Delmar D. Gibbons, Robert H. Garrison, Julia B. Kohler

1/20/2020 Added Wendell Phillips Bio and updated MA 1870 Election Data. Added data for 1960: IN, 1896: CO, LA (New), NJ, RI, WA & WI.
1/15/2020 - 1/19/2020 Added 1889-1898 Election Data: AL,CO, IA, IL, KY, MD, MI, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, WV and link Data to applicable Bios. Added Bios for Carl Thompson, C. Floyd Hester, Leslie R. Rice, Frank Stevens, Loren Roberson, E.L. Parsons, W.W. Warner, Fred W. brown, Claron Paxson, Omar Arnett, Roy V. Bishop, Howard Hadin, Elmer Lewis, Alfred Craighead, I.L. Bender, George B. Callahan, Walter E. Dillon, Loren Harris, Lewis Jeffrey, Donald B. Mack, David C. White, Thomas E. Boorde, Albert J. Crispell, William J. Persons, Mary M. Kenworthy, Phillip E. Fisher, Paul Kenworthy
12/31/2019 Added 1874 State Convention Notes
11/24/2019 Added Ungovernor bios...A.B.L. Gellerman, George Franklin Stiver, Arthur S. Caton,
A.H. Sherwood
, R.E. Dunlap, and Roger S. Greene
11/14/2019 Added Gregory Seltzer Bio
10/8/2019 Added Amanda Way Bio and linked to Idaho 1900.
10/2/2019 Added Simeon Pease Meads and Hollis B. Parrish, Jr. Bios: Added links to Temperance Links Page.
10/1/2019 Added James H. Blanchard Bio and Maryville University Smoking Cessation Program link to Issues section of the related links page.
9/30/2019 Added John H. Hoffecker Bio, Updated PPHS Membership List
8-17-2019 Updated Marie brehm Bio.

Added Congressional data for PA (1912, 1914, 1915), Madison F. Larkin Bio, Convention notes for 1912 and General data clean-up! Updated Herman P. Faris Bio,

6-28-2019 Added Bios for 2020 President C.L. "Connie" Gammon & Vice President Phil Collins Canidates.
6-26-2019 Added Bios for Presidential canidates  John P. St. John (1884) & Herman P. Faris (1924)
4-18-2019 Added 2020 Party Plaform and Dale H. Learn Bio.
3-30-2019 Added state election Data NY 1902 - 1920, Menzo C. Beardsley Bio, Bert Travis, local NY activist Bio, A.G. Wolfenbarger, John G. Woolley and Mary Bargar. Misc corrections.

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